Largest U.S. Organic Farming Event Sets Attendance Record

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08.03.2016 Redaktion

More than 3,600 people attended the 27th MOSES Organic Farming Conference on the last February week in La Crosse, WI.

Japan: Organic Lifestyle Expo introduced

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04.03.2016 Redaktion

Japan is a major market for organic products but the the market development doesn´t meet the expectations and forecasts by experts. A new expo in November should accelerate the demand.

The Organic World Congress 2017 in India

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13.02.2016 Editor

The Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) is an organic-farmer-based organisation but also includes within its rolls most of the important organic farming organisations from various regions of the country.

43.7 million hectares of organic land worldwide

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10.02.2016 Karin Heinze

The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BioFach fair in Nuremberg.

Organic Academy Leadership Course Europe

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10.02.2016 Editor

IFOAM - Organics International recently announced the fourth edition of the European Organic Academy Leadership Course.

Nature & More takes true cost of food to the consumer

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06.02.2016 Editor

At a crowded Green Week in Berlin, the international organic umbrella organisation IFOAM and organic food distributor Nature & More jointly introduced the True Cost of Food initiative.

Pavilion for innovative cosmetic producers

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05.02.2016 Karin Heinze

Fresh ideas, exciting concepts, the slightly different product – that is what buyers expect from innovative enterprises. For the first time ten newcomers will present themselves in a own pavilion at Vivaness, Hall 7A.

IFOAM EU: European Organic Congress in April

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04.02.2016 Editor

IFOAM EU is celebrating its 10th European Organic Congress in the Netherlands 4 - 6 April 2016 discussing ways to profile organic as a leading solution.

Sikkim is India´s first organic state

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02.02.2016 Editor

All of Sikkim's farmland has been certified organic under the National Programme for Organic Production NPOP regulations by the end of 2015.

Vivaness celebrates its 10th birthday

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01.02.2016 Karin Heinze

For the tenth edition of Vivaness, the trade fair for natural and organic cosmetics, numerous highlights and surprises have been promised by the organizers. Over 200 exhibitors from around 30 countries are again expected.

BioFach: an overview to help you plan

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01.02.2016 Alexander Reinbold

From Wednesday 10 February Nuremberg will once again become a Mecca for the worldwide organic industry. The organizers are expecting around 44,000 professional visitors and more than 2,400 exhibitors.


Organic Uttarakhand: conference and trade fair

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01.02.2016 Editor

Organic Uttarakhand 2016, an Organic trade fair and conference will take place in Dehradun, March 10-13, 2016. It is organized by Uttarakhand Organic Commodity Board (UOCB), Govt. of Uttarakhand and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA).

The real cost of food

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26.01.2016 Editor

At the Green Week in Berlin, Nature & More launched its True Cost of Food initiative, a campaign to include all the external costs of food production in the price.

We’ve had enough: powerful signal in favour of organic agriculture

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26.01.2016 Karin Heinze

The big demo against the agriculture industry that took place during the International Green Week in Berlin has become a regular event. For the sixth time, over 100 organisations called for a demonstration. Around 23,000 people responded with a march on Saturday 16 January 2016. 

The Organic Changer: BioFach guerrilla activity

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21.01.2016 Editor

At a weekly market... consumers have exchanged their conventional fruit and vegetables for organic varieties. BioFach has used a guerrilla activity to draw attention to the need to switch to organic food.

Implications of COP21 to Sustainable Foods

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19.01.2016 Editor

The world climate summit has highlighted the need to reduce greenhouse gases in the food industry.

Organic Seed Alliance of 2016

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18.01.2016 Editor

The largest organic seed event in the U.S. will take place from the 4th to the 6th of February 2016 in Corvallis Oregon.

Organic regulations: controversial issues in the planned revision of the law

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29.12.2015 Kai Kreuzer

The German lawyer Hanspeter Schmidt who is specialized on the organic industry explained news about the revision of the EU Organic Regulation.

Organic Monitor organized Sustainable Cosmetics Conference in Paris

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08.12.2015 Kai Kreuzer

The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit bringing together 140 delegates from the beauty industry. Discussions over the 3-day summit centred on sustainability metrics, ethical labels, green materials and digital marketing.

Halal cosmetics are gaining ground

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24.11.2015 Editor

The market for Halal cosmetics is growing worldwide.According to forecasts, by  2050 around 30 % of the world’s population will belong to this religion. At the international Natural and Organic Conference an expert provided information on certification criteria, banned ingredients and interfaces with natural and organic cosmetics.

Organic niche at Expo 2015

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19.08.2015 Karin Heinze

The world exhibition has been running in Milan since 1 May and will continue until 31 October. This mega-event is dominated by the giants in the agricultural and food industry. But anyone interested enough to search will find the initiatives and events that demonstrate a different approach and alternatives.

IFOAM EU Congress: Visions for 2030

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16.06.2015 Karin Heinze

The European organic movement has launched its vision for organic in Europe in 2030 at the 9th European Organic Congress on 11-12 June, organised by IFOAM EU together with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture and the Latvian Association of Organic Agriculture.

USA: Call for inputs for the Organic Seed Growers Conference

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Organic Seed Alliance invites to help shape the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference by providing proposals for content.


IFOAM Congress: EU Policies should support the Organic sector

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12.06.2015 Karin Heinze

At this politically important moment for the organic regulation reform – between an informal AGRIFISH Council during which there was still much disagreement over key issues last week and the upcoming formal meeting of 16 June at which an agreement on the organic regulation review is expected in the Council – more than 150 people from 23 countries joined the Latvian Minister of Agriculture, Green MEP Martin Häusling, other policy makers and leading organic experts to discuss the future of the organic sector. The occasion is the 9th European Organic Congress organised by the Latvian Presidency, the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture, IFOAM EU and ALOA.

IFOAM: council compromise a risk of less harmonised rules for organic in EU

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11.06.2015 Karin Heinze

National agriculture ministers are set to adopt the Council opinion on the proposal for a new EU Organic Regulation based on a new presidency text at the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on June 16th. IFOAM EU highlights that the latest compromise text would lead to less harmonisation than the status quo in the EU and therefore urges ministers to come up with a more consistent approach before adopting its position.

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